Travel from Kathmandu out to the Trisuli river.
Capture the spirit of Nepal on this 10-day journey, beginning and ending in the country’s vibrant capital. Sit and watch the locals in the town square of Bhaktapur, trek through changing landscapes up to the holy Buddhist site, Namobuddha, visit the beautiful Thrangu Tashi Yangtze Monastery and feel the thrill of rafting down the river Trisuli. This is a journey rich in history, culture, dazzling landscapes and wild adventure.
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Discover Kathmandu's staggeringly rich cultural and artistic heritage
Raft on the Trisuli river before camping overnight on the riverbank.
Visit century-old temples in Bhaktapur
Explore the Famous Farm in Nuwakot
Embracing the slow pace and meditative atmosphere will go a long way toward your enjoyment of this beautiful country.
This trip does not go to high altitude, so acclimatising will be relatively easy.
Please ensure you speak to your leader if you are not a confident swimmer prior to the rafting activity
The guesthouse at Nuwakot has steep, narrow stairs up to the rooms.
This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2017 to 31 December 2017. View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2018 - 31 December 2018
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There are currently no scheduled departures on our Experience Nepal trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
A single supplement is available to purchase and is valid for all nights on trip.
Kathmandu Valley-wide transport bandhs (strikes) can be called at very short notice. When these bandhs are in place the Nepal Tourism Board and the Nepal Tourist Police run Shuttle Bus Services between various hotels in Kathmandu and the domestic and international airports; this service costs approx. 300 rupees person.
Between June and August, it is monsoon season in Nepal. If you do choose to travel during this time, please note that you will encounter wet conditions, obscured views, and an extra leech or two. Flights to and from Lukla are also more likely to be delayed due to the weather.
Our Experience Nepal trips score an average of 4.85 out of 5 based on 55 reviews in the last year.
Intrepid provides basic transport and accommodation within the designated country without lots of inclusions that we may not want. There are many options available if we want them. The guides are excellent, knowledgable and fun. The 9 trips we have done have all been great for money hence we keep travelling with Intrepid.
Review submitted 19 Oct 2017
Nepal is a spectacular country (still under reconstruction). There is so much to do, to see, to love ! Going with a local through the back streets of Kathmandu to the little known eateries, seeing not one but two Living Goddesses, pounding through serious rapids (if my grandchildren could see me now), attending prayers with Tibetan monks. I'll be back !
Review submitted 17 Oct 2017